BRIEF – 6 August, 2009 – Construction consultancy Davis Langdon and strategic design consultants DEGW have merged but the details of the finance and the agreement were struck remain secret. Managing director of Davis Langdon, Mark Beattie “refused to be drawn” on the details The Australian Financial Review reported this morning.

DEGW’s client list includes Microsoft, Google, GSK, Pfizer, Cisco, Nokia, RBS, Deutsche Bank, BP, BBC, Accenture, WPP, Unilever, Phillips, Shell and Vodafone and it employes 145 people globally 12 global offices, according to a media release posted on the DEGW site.

Davis Langdon’s senior partner, Rob Smith said: “The merger will add a fourth dimension to our offer in that we will now be able to measure, value and manage “place” in addition to “cost”, “quality” and “time”.
On the benefits of the merger, Despina Katsikakis, Chairman of DEGW said the merger would allow DEGW to now “measure the value of place in delivering business performance for our clients worldwide.”

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